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Masterclass:Virtual Project Management – How to Manage Projects Remotely’

In an ever-changing working world, we may now be finding ourselves transitioning back into the office, albeit on a part time basis, while also continuing to also work remotely and the emphasis is now focused on hybrid working and how to manage and participate in projects, both in the office and remotely, taking in account that your team may be now based in different locations.

This seminar is a must attend for anyone in the public sector who has to either manage or participate in a project, both onsite and in a virtual or remote environment and wants to become an expert in project management.

Often project management courses are pitched at too theoretical a level and do not teach students how to actually just ‘Do It’. Our trainers will demystify project management and show you the leadership and management skills required to deliver projects with confidence. In reality, most organisations implement a hybrid project management approach i.e. a mash-up of many popular project management methodologies. This project management seminar will give you the confidence to run great projects.

You will understand the role of the Project Manager, team building and managing teams virtually, gathering requirements (Scoping), the Project Management Office (PMO), risk management, how to handle the impact of change management and organisational development, project planning and project scheduling. You will also take away a project management toolkit which includes 8 essential templates, checklists and a technique which, when implemented will ensure that your projects will succeed!

Intended Audience

This course is suitable for public servants that are likely to be involved in managing projects at some stage in their careers.



Course Tutor

Máire Kearns and Deirdre Fox are directors of Blue Sky Training & Consulting, a company that trains and advises multinational, private and public sector clients in project management and project implementation. They have 21 years’ experience in management and implementation of major strategic projects. In particular, they have extensive experience in implementing software solutions. They are co-authors of the highly acclaimed book The No-Nonsense Project Handbook and are both FÁS-approved trainers.



Learning Outcomes

After this workshop, participants will understand:


  • How to be a confident and performing project manager in a virtual world
  • How to create contagious energy to optimise team dynamics and team building
  • How to run great project meetings and workshops
  • How to scope – gather, prioritise and phase crystal clear requirements with consensus
  • How to utilize specific techniques to estimate accurately and bring project planning and project scheduling to a new level
  • How to assess and manage risk
  • What you should do when your project ends – Wrap up & Closure
  • How to enjoy being a project manager and ensure every day is a great day at the office!



Full Course Details

Title: Virtual Project Management

Date: Tuesday 22nd November 2022

Time: 09:30 am – 1:00 pm

CPD: 3.5 CPD hours

Method of Delivery: Online

Fee: €325.00



What previous delegates have said

Bluesky’s approach is validated worldwide, here are some testimonials:

“This is the sort of project management information I would have loved to have had 7-8 years ago, I am sure it would have made me a more effective manager and would have been a significant benefit to our company’s performance and success”

“Máire Kearns and Deirdre Fox are two of the most experienced Project Management experts in the industry, having delivered projects for major corporations around the world on time and on budget. Their project management approach is mandatory in our organisation.”

“With an eye towards simplicity and practicality, Máire Kearns and Deidre Fox provide a powerhouse of tips, templates and checklists to bring even the most challenging project under control.”

“At last! A plain-speaking, straight-talking guide for Project Managers that they can use and reuse every day on real-world projects”




Multiple Delegate Discount

3+ Delegates – 5% Discount
5+ Delegates – 10% Discount
10+ Delegates – 15% Discount

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Virtual Project Management - Tuesday 22nd November 2022 - €325

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